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Mohawk Valley gets $13M for water infrastructure projects

Earl Davis // WKTV

The Mohawk Valley will receive more than $13 million from the Intermunicipal Water Infrastructure Grant Program for projects to improve water quality and public safety.

Posted: Dec 17, 2019 4:41 PM

The Mohawk Valley will receive more than $13 million from the Intermunicipal Water Infrastructure Grant Program for projects to improve water quality and public safety.

The funding has been awarded to Mohawk Valley municipalities is part of a total of $416 million in grants being allocated to communities across the state.

"By investing in improving our state's water infrastructure, we are laying the foundation for regional growth and prosperity while also protecting our natural resources," Governor Cuomo said. "These investments in our communities will help ensure residents in every corner of the state have access to safe, clean drinking water, helping to build a stronger New York for all."

The following areas were awarded funds for water infrastructure improvements:

The $13 million investment will save Mohawk Valley localities an estimated $30 million.

The grant funding was awarded through the state Environmental Facilities Corporation's Water Infrastructure Improvement Act.

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